President Trump is set to unveil his pick for the Supreme Court Saturday and NBC News has learned his choice is Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appeals court judge and a favorite of conservatives. What could her addition to the court mean?
“She quite simply changed the way the world is for American women and I simply would not be here today in the job that I have if it had not been for her,” Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg told Washington Week.
Washington Week remembers Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and discusses the implications of a confirmation fight just weeks before the 2020 election. And President Trump prepares to announce his selection to fill Ginsburg’s seat.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazer and icon on the nation's highest court, died last Friday night. This week, our show will discuss her legacy and the impact of having a vacancy on the court just weeks before a hotly-contested presidential election.
They came from far and near on a bright, warm, early autumn day, the powerful and the powerless, filled with appreciation and anxiety, to pay tribute to the daughter of a Brooklyn bookkeeper who changed the law of the land so that future generations
Trump said he would name his nominee Saturday from among five female judges and lawyers the White House describes as “textualists and originalists.” Some Republicans have announced support without knowing the nominee’s identity.